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'''Big Five Software''' ( '''Big 5 Software''') was an American video game developer of the 1980s founded by Bill Hogue and Jeff Konyu. The company released games for the TRS-80|Tandy TRS-80 and Atari 8-bit family|Atari computers. Most of their TRS-80 games are clones of popular arcade games of the time, such as ''Galaxy Invasion'' (''Galaxian''), ''Super Nova'' (''Asteroids (video game)|Asteroids''), ''Defense Command'' (''Missile Command'') and ''Meteor Mission II|Meteor Mission'' (''Lunar Rescue''). Their most successful game was original: ''Miner 2049er'', released for the Atari 8-bit family in 1982 and widely ported to other systems. ''Miner 2049er'' was remade by Magmic in 2007 for mobile devices.[http://kotaku.com/266734/miner-2049er-unearthed-for-mobile-phones ]
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Foundation1980s
LocationVan Nuys, Los Angeles|Van Nuys, California, United States
Key peopleBill Hogue, Jeff Konyu
IndustryVideo game industry
Interactive entertainment
Products''Meteor Mission II''
''Miner 2049er''
''Bounty Bob Strikes Back!''
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